Leeds are in advanced talks with Chelsea over a deal for the England youth international, 23.
It's unclear at this stage if he'll join on a permanent transfer or a season-long loan - with both options being discussed between the clubs.
The Yorkshire Evening Post report he wants to join the Whites.
Leeds have made the blockbuster appointment of Marcelo Bielsa as new manager with promotion to the Premier League the main target.
And Baker is viewed as an ideal player to fit into Bielsa's tactical plan for the side next season.